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billy April 8, 2014 at 03:37 pm
Very interesting Glenbard CUSD 87 was not compared with Wheaton/Warrenville CUSD 200 schools in theRead More first 3 Engage200 CUSD200 meeting with residents. Not sure what that means in 10% mobility, test scores, achievements, disabilities, % on free lunches, 504 students needing coaching and the 65 languages in CUSD200 schools. Perhaps 4th Engage200 meeting will provide some comparison including teacher salaries and income per resident.
billy April 8, 2014 at 03:42 pm
Finally lacking comparison with CUSD 87 and CUSD 200 perhaps some part of the Engage200 cited 10%Read More mobility is moving from Wheaton Warrenville schools to Home Schooling, Private Schools and CUSD 87?
unheard April 10, 2014 at 07:05 am
At least Glenbard South has an activity bus. So many parents want the same and have voiced as muchRead More to WWSHS officials, all to no avail.
Orange County Sheriff's deputies conduct a bomb sweep at San Clemente High School earlier this month. | Patch photo credit: Penny Arévalo.
David Greenberg March 28, 2014 at 11:46 am
"Virtual walls"? Geezus... GPS spoofing is but one way around the geofence. The otherRead More is simply walking up to someone and saying "HEY *(&*(^^#&*(Y($*() !!!!!" Or use a different app created with a bogus email account... *sigh*. Sticks and stones people... sticks and stones... Walk it off and move on...
Stu Pidasso March 28, 2014 at 12:37 pm
thats for sure, this country is turning into a bunch of pansies!!
Stu Pidasso March 28, 2014 at 12:39 pm
my kid tells me that his buddy who lives over in Europe has a math book that shows a drawing of anRead More obese American eating a Cheeseburger with Plumbers Ass , as if we are a bunch of slobs over here!!! Is that nice or what???
billy February 22, 2014 at 09:43 am
Hey State Rep. Ron Sandack you better steer clear of all High School sport teams ! They will beRead More kicking angry if Show Choirs are exempted and not athletes !
Christ Hughes Credit: Elmhurst College
ConcernedElhmhurstTaxpayer February 23, 2014 at 06:18 am
Looks like a great lecturer, count me in! $10 sounds reasonable, hope some charity gets the funds.
CheKeroauc February 24, 2014 at 11:46 am
I hope he talks about why he wants amnesty for illegals and work visas for foreigners so he can hireRead More them at Facebook at below wages that he'd have to pay US college grads. Hughes and his partner are A1 phonies.
billy February 9, 2014 at 09:27 am
Hurray and cheerleading support to Glenbard East and Glenbard West High Schools !!! This showsRead More commitment by CUSD 87 to move ahead in education including the Teaching Staff training and qualifications. Now more Illinois students will be truly reading for their next steps of college, junior college and further to lifelong careers. I trust AP Capstone will include followup measurements to quantify full success of these future steps, not just assume (CUSD 87, CUSD Parents and CUSD Students) of true outcomes ? [side note 4 Indiana High Schools are included]
The driver of a morning bus headed to Monroe Middle School in Wheaton, Ill., on Jan. 23, 2014, says she was given an unheated bus to drive her route and later was treated for hypothermia. | Credit: Patch file
Celeste Schieber February 6, 2014 at 04:41 am
Ok still waiting to see what happened with this story.... Oh that's right they probably put a gagRead More order on it.
Cathy Mueller Hoffmann February 9, 2014 at 10:57 am
It frustrates me that not only would the dispatcher not assist in getting a working bus, but theRead More driver continued to pick up kids - despite the obvious cold, and eventually, her own physical pain. While I sympathize with her fear of losing her job.. imagine how she would have felt had any of those kids been hurt because of the extreme temps. I'm certainly not placing 100% of the blame on her (though, it sounds like some is due), but it's definitely the bus depot's duty to ensure our children arrive to school safe & unharmed.... and it doesn't sound like this is their biggest concern.
billy February 9, 2014 at 04:07 pm
Think Celeste Schieber has got it right. We comment and expect someone will report the outcome BUTRead More there are many, many levels working to kill this incident, even if it was a near miss !
Jsk September 12, 2012 at 04:08 pm
Please consider supporting Jack in his mission to raise funds for "Wounded Warriors". TheRead More link is in the article. Thank you for your service Jack.
Charlotte Eriksen (Editor) September 12, 2012 at 06:24 pm
Here's the fundraising link:Read More https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/individual-fundraising/RunnerJackErwin
Bob Hackett September 12, 2012 at 09:12 pm
Jack you ran with Tom Horvath and I on the Great Western Trail earlier this summer. We at the FoxRead More Valley Marathon salute you and the other veterans running on Sunday. God Bless you! Bob
JanS January 27, 2014 at 08:26 pm
The bulk of the list are items that should have been done as on-going maintenance. The reason thereRead More are so many (actually $40 million on the list) is that the school board has chosen to spend money on other things. Traditionally they do not say NO until they are out of money, and then they come back to the taxpayer for the most critical. The meeting is available on video. cusd200.org click board->meetings->podcast_> the one for Jan22 We made public comments listing past over-spending and borrowing.
billy January 17, 2014 at 10:17 am
Following national eduction changes finds colleges and now K-12 school systems adding, specifyingRead More pad or computer for students. This is part of their education expenses by the student or student's family. To repeat this are tools used everyday - not education, not a career, not a toy. In industry computers are specified by management to allow efficient interaction. Most companies supply those computers, support repair and training, upgrade when needed usually with 1 or 2 versions behind biggest and best. When teams meet post-it, posters, monitors and portable projectors on whiteboards or screen are effective as used in Engage 200.
Lisa January 17, 2014 at 11:21 am
Maybe if they failed the kids that shouldn't be moved up to the next grade then the teachersRead More wouldn't have to teach to the lowest common denominator! What happened to failing kids that didn't or couldn't learn? Why does everyone have to pass? Graduating Should mean something! Bright kids are bored and are not able to achieve their potential because they are being dragged down!
billy January 18, 2014 at 09:30 am
ACHIEVEMENT of CUSD 200 was reported as 92% graduate in 4 years and 95% PLANNED to attend a 2 or 4Read More year institution - BUT inquiring of TRUE CUSD 200 SUCESS of graduates - classes of about 500 - ONLY a dozen postcards were returned or 2.4% - poor return! Now in our era of 1950s the HS Alumni Association has funded and supported the now 83 year old facility and had high attendance reunions past 50 years. Perhaps that was a different era, with communicated using newsletters. But today with email, iPhones, Facebook, Twitter, and other 'Technology' there must be more than 2% measure of student's successes & careers to guide CUSD 200 educators?
JanS January 5, 2014 at 08:29 pm
I cannot tell you that common core is bad. Nor can I say it is good. But, it is a one size fitsRead More all, top down, untested education standard that is being implemented without parent input, and is mandated without legislation, funding, or any idea of how much it will cost. It is time to ask questions...
Jenny E. January 6, 2014 at 08:44 pm
Great video! Someone needs to speak up at this Wednesday's board meeting (weather permitting!)Read More before they approve any more of the new curriculum plans based on Common Core (I think they are tired of hearing from the same few parents complaining about this year's 7th grade math plan). Up this week for a vote are new plans for Algebra II and Geometry. Using the weather lock-in to do more research on Common Core, and it's looking pretty awful across all subjects.
JanS January 7, 2014 at 01:51 pm
Jenny, thanks for the comment. You (and others) may also want to attend the districts communityRead More engagement meetings - first one is 1/15. Prior to coming, read up on the Delphi technique. It is all related.